Easterling

• (n.) The smew. • (n.) A native of a country eastward of another; -- used, by the English, of traders or others from the coasts of the Baltic. • (a.) Relating to the money of the Easterlings, or Baltic traders. See Sterling. • (n.) A piece of money coined in the east by Richard II. of England.
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Easterling

East'er¬∑ling noun [ Confer Sterling .] 1. A native of a country eastward of another; -- used, by the English, of traders or others from the coasts of the Baltic. « Merchants of Norway, Denmark, . . . called . . . Easterlings because they lie east in respect of us.»
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easterling

1. A native of a country eastward of another; used, by the English, of traders or others from the coasts of the Baltic. 'Merchants of Norway, Denmark, . . . Called . . . Easterlings because they lie east in respect of us.' (Holinshed) ... 2. A piece of money coined in the east by Richard II. Of England. ... 3. <zoology> The smew. ... Origin: ...
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